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January 31, 2018      4:49 PM

Speaker Straus calls for hearings on HHSC audit of Medicaid provider

“This audit highlights serious weaknesses in HHSC’s oversight of its own contracts…taxpayers have a right to expect that the Commission will hold providers to contract requirements

Texas House Speaker Joe Straus is calling for legislative hearings to account for the Health and Human Services Commission allowing a managed care provider to net $30 million in incentives and bonuses.

The Uniform Managed Care Manual specifically prohibits incentive payments, according to the audit released this week.

By Kimberly Reeves

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